The table below looks at the statistics for System Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited System Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
System Testing
Rank 47 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing System Testing 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.33% - 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £50.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-78.00% +33.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
331 389 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 87.80% 82.59% 78.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 228 193
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 45 46
Median hourly rate £40.50 £34.25 £32.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.24% +5.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.05 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing System Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

System Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing System Testing across the Essex region.

System Testing Daily Rate Trend in Essex

System Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing System Testing across the Essex region.

System Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

System Testing
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 5 £450 -
System Testing
East of England

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing System Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for System Testing.

1 18 (85.71%) SAP
1 18 (85.71%) Migration
1 18 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
1 18 (85.71%) Data Migration
1 18 (85.71%) Post-Production
2 11 (52.38%) SAP BW
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (52.38%) SAP BPC
3 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
4 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 8 (38.10%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (33.33%) BC Cleared
6 6 (28.57%) ABAP
6 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
8 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (19.05%) SAP PS
9 3 (14.29%) ETL
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 3 (14.29%) Data Extraction
9 3 (14.29%) Coaching
10 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
10 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
10 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
10 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
10 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
10 2 (9.52%) NHS

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (52.38%) SAP BPC
2 4 (19.05%) SAP PS
3 2 (9.52%) SAP CO
3 2 (9.52%) SAP FI
3 2 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (4.76%) SAP QM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) LAN
1 2 (9.52%) WAN
1 2 (9.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SAP BW
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
3 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) Functional Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) SAP Analyst
3 10 (47.62%) SAP Functional Analyst
4 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 7 (33.33%) SAP BI Analyst
6 6 (28.57%) Consultant
6 6 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) ICT Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) SAP BPC Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) SAP BW Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) SAP CO Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) SAP FI Consultant
7 2 (9.52%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 1 (4.76%) Data Migration Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Designer
8 1 (4.76%) Development Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO Support
8 1 (4.76%) SAP MM Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) SAP PP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Data Migration
1 18 (85.71%) Migration
1 18 (85.71%) Post-Production
1 18 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Coaching
3 3 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
4 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) ABAP
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) BC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) CCA
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCP
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) NDS
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) SAP
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Novell